Organisational Assessment

Strength
The successes and achievements of ENVIRUMEDIC have been enhanced by the following strengths –

  • Capabilities – Staffs who have passion and commitment to work.
  • Chief Executive Officer/Programme Manager – Who oversees the day to day activities of the organisation and also helps in programme planning.
  • Finance Officer – Takes charge of financial activities of the organisation.
  • Programme Officer – Responsible for planning and executing programmes and projects.
  • Sponsorship Officer – Takes charge of sponsorship programmes e.g. child message collection, child message mop-up, and responding to sponsors requests and queries.
  • Research Officer – Takes charge of all research work and assessments and helps in proposal writings.
  • Secretary – Helps in typing documents and letters and deals with all front desk assignments.
  • Office Attendant – Takes charge of tidying the office and premises.
  • Acceptance by communities and ease of penetration.
  • Proper documentation system.
  • Philosophy and value
  • Knowledge
  • Reputation

Other strengths include – documented values driving the organisation; – diversity, expertise and commitment; – improved organisation systems and processes; – flat structure that promotes healthy working relationship; – participatory leadership style; – gender equity within the organisation; – availability of materials and financial resources; – system of shared learning, support and mentoring; – use of rights-based approach to programming; – good understanding and use of participatory methodologies that are widely accepted by stakeholders; – collaboration with other development agencies and local governments; – building and strengthening networks and coalition; – strong media visibility; – community acceptance and penetration; – our work is relevant to Nigeria’s context generally and aligns with MDGs and other international frameworks; and – strong presence in rural communities of Delta State.

Weaknesses
The weaknesses that the organisation needs to address include –

  • One major sponsor
  • Difficult terrain of Local Rights Programme communities
  • Lack of four wheel vehicle suitable for swampy and inaccessible roads (e.g. Hilux pickup)
  • High rate of migrating linked children
  • Lack of commitment of some community facilitators and community members.
  • High migration of trained community facilitators
  • Wrong selection of community facilitators
  • Weak succession plans

Opportunities
The major opportunities of the Organisation include –

  • Workshop and training programmes attended.
  • Shared learning
  • Programming for the rainy season in all LRP communities being the hungry season.
  • Global influence
  • Lifestyle trends of the people
  • Growing democratic and weak accountability structure in Nigeria generally.
  • Existing space for collaboration and expansion of knowledge base with other organisations

News

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